General Dynamics Information Technology Inc., Falls Church, Virginia, was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (HT001422C0016) in the amount of $15,445,423 to provide scientific leadership, traumatic brain injury (TBI) subject matter experts and high-performing subject matter support, including personal and non-personal services staff, to advance the mission of the Defense Health Agency Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE). The contractor will provide expert staff to conduct pilot and large-scale evaluation studies with human subjects to inform the state of science and ensure translation of key findings into clinical decision-making tools to support improved patient care; provide senior technical development of TBI clinical practice management and clinical recommendation tools; and dissemination, implementation, and training of TBI related clinical tools and clinical recommendations. The contractor will continue current and future Department of Defense (DOD)/Defense Health Agency database evaluation and development of past, current, and future studies to facilitate TBI data analysis; and development and execution of TBI outcome metrics within available data sources, unless otherwise directed. The contractor will support TBICoE’s mission services to include advising on and being responsive to dynamic TBI and brain health focused congressionally-directed mandates and DOD assigned missions, such as the congressionally-directed 15-Year Longitudinal Studies of TBI; current and future programs or strategies as outlined in National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2018, Section 734; the 2018 Deputy Secretary of Defense memorandum, “Comprehensive Strategy and Action Plan for Warfighter Brain Health”; and the subsequent 2019 memoranda specifying lines of efforts and their leads, and any future projects, queries or reviews to be named. Fiscal 2022 operations and maintenance funds were obligated at the time of the award. The place of performance is Silver Spring, Maryland. The period of performance is Sept. 7, 2022, to May 6, 2023. The Defense Health Agency, Northeastern Markets Contracting Division, Falls Church, Virginia, is the contracting activity. (Awarded Sept. 7, 2022)””

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